Girls on the Run is a non-profit prevention program for girls in grades 3-5, with a Girls on Track program for girls in grades 6-8.
The 10-week program follows a national curriculum focused on building self-esteem and improving emotional and physical health with training for a 3.1 mile (5K) event.
Girls on the Run of Sedgwick County has been fostering the physical and mental wellbeing of adolescent females for the last year, with girls returning to the program in both the fall and the spring. Under the direction of trained volunteer coaches, the girls engaged in lessons about friendships, peer pressure, gossip, and emotional wellbeing while preparing to complete a 5k.
The program cost is $75 per girl and is available regardless of family income.
Contact email@example.com to request financial assistance. Session dates are approximately 9/03/12- 11/11/12. There are currently 26 sites throughout Sedgwick and Butler County.